SBG 83: Moxie

Leigh (@lshfoster) and Ellie (@elliebrigida) hang out to talk about why Moxie Should’ve Been Gay. First of all, this 2021 film centers around a teenager discovering riot grrrl feminism, which has been historically known for centering its feminism around lesbianism. The recurring song in the film is "Rebel Girl" by Bikini Kill with the lyrics "in her kiss I taste the revolution." Claudia and Vivian have been best friends since elementary school and Claudia is clearly madly in love with Vivian. They go through best friend break ups, Vivian falling for the new lesbian in town, Lucy, Claudia getting suspended for her one true love Vivian and finally, best friend make ups. Feminism isn't exclusively queer, but this film about Riot Grrrl feminism is gay gay gay. Oh and there is an actual kiss between Lucy and Amaya, but if you can blink and miss the lesbian kiss, we clearly needed more lesbian context. One thing is for sure, Moxie Should’ve Been Gay. Follow along on Twitter: Lez Hang Out (@lezhangoutpod) and answer our Q & Gay at the end of every episode. Leigh Holmes Foster (@lshfoster) and Ellie Brigida (@elliebrigida). You can also join us on Facebook.com/lezhangoutpod and follow along on Instagram (@lezhangoutpod).

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